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23

Sep

2021

Catholic young adults call on dioceses to divest in letter to Bishops

This week, 176 Catholic young adults from all 22 dioceses in England and Wales have written an open letter to Catholic bishops calling on all dioceses to divest from fossil fuels ahead of COP26. The open letter published by The Tablet expresses the concern of young people about the ‘the impact of the climate crisis on younger generations and the most vulnerable’.

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22

Sep

2021

Diocese of Truro divests from fossil fuel companies

The Diocese of Truro has announced that it has fully divested from fossil fuel investments. Having committed to becoming net zero by 2030, the diocese announced that it no longer invests in funds that include fossil fuel extraction.

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15

Sep

2021

The Archdiocese of Birmingham divests from fossil fuels

Today, the Archdiocese of Birmingham announced that it has divested from companies which extract fossil fuels with immediate effect, becoming the first Archdiocese in England and Wales to do so.

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20

Aug

2021

Diocese of Sodor and Man commits to divestment from fossil fuels

On Monday 19 July, the Church of England Diocese of Sodor and Man announced that it has divested from fossil fuel companies and voted to commit to its investments remaining free of holdings in coal, oil and gas in future.

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26

Jul

2021

Our impact investing journey: Sisters of St Joseph of Peace

In this article we share the story of how the Sisters of St Joseph of Peace chose to align their investments with their values.

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20

Jul

2021

Global divestment announcement: Divest your church in the year of COP26

Together with our friends at the Global Catholic Climate Movement, World Council of Churches, Green Anglicans and GreenFaith, Operation Noah is delighted to launch the next global divestment announcement for faith organisations, which will take place on 26 October 2021.

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